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Boy Obsessed With Trash Cans Gets Christmas Surprise from Local Garbage Men

Unlike most kids this Christmas, 4-year-old Jobiah Wells didn't wish for toys. Instead, Santabrought him the one gift he truly wanted: new trash cans from the local garbage men.

"It started when he was real young, before he was 2," mom Rachael Dick Well of Folsom, California told ABC News. "He was always cheering them [the garbage men] on and waving. Eventually, he started pulling all the cans out to the street, even the neighbors'.

"Somewhere in there, he developed a relationship with the drivers and would meet them religiously at the curb," she added. "It's really sweet."

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